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Performed in the English Gothic nave of the Washington National Cathedral, the Folger Consort ''The Elizabethan Muse: William Shakespeare, William Byrd, and John Dowland'' celebrated masterpieces by two of Shakespeare's greatest musical contemporaries. Soaring to match the vaulted reaches of the cathedral, William Byrd's magnificent motests for voices were balanced by the intimate intensity of John Dowland's "Passionate Pavans" for string band and lute. The Folger Consort performed ''The Elizabethan Muse'' from January 5 to January 6, 2007.
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[[Folger Consort|Folger Consort]] performed ''The Elizabethan Muse: William Shakespeare, William Byrd, and John Dowland'' from January 5 to January 6, 2007. Performed in the English Gothic nave of the [http://www.nationalcathedral.org/ Washington National Cathedral], the program celebrated masterpieces by two of Shakespeare's greatest musical contemporaries. Soaring to match the vaulted reaches of the cathedral, William Byrd's magnificent motests for voices were balanced by the intimate intensity of John Dowland's "Passionate Pavans" for string band and lute.  
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[[File:National Catheldral Folger Consort 2006.jpeg|300px|left|thumb|Washington National Cathedral. Donovan Marks.]]
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*Brent Wissick: cello, viol  
 
*Brent Wissick: cello, viol  
  
=====Accordia=====  
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===Accordia===
 
*Philip Cave: tenor  
 
*Philip Cave: tenor  
 
*Gabriel Crouch: baritone  
 
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*Jacqueline Horner: soprano  
 
*Jacqueline Horner: soprano  
 
*Steven Rickards: counter-tenor
 
*Steven Rickards: counter-tenor
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Latest revision as of 15:49, 22 July 2014

Folger Consort performed The Elizabethan Muse: William Shakespeare, William Byrd, and John Dowland from January 5 to January 6, 2007. Performed in the English Gothic nave of the Washington National Cathedral, the program celebrated masterpieces by two of Shakespeare's greatest musical contemporaries. Soaring to match the vaulted reaches of the cathedral, William Byrd's magnificent motests for voices were balanced by the intimate intensity of John Dowland's "Passionate Pavans" for string band and lute.

Washington National Cathedral. Donovan Marks.













Artists

Folger Consort

Artistic Directors

  • Robert Eisenstein: medieval fiddle, recorder
  • Christopher Kendall: lute, citole, harp

Guest artists

  • Julie Andrijeski: violin
  • Nina Falk: viola
  • Shira Kammen: viola
  • Brent Wissick: cello, viol

Accordia

  • Philip Cave: tenor
  • Gabriel Crouch: baritone
  • Sally Dunkley: soprano
  • Jacqueline Horner: soprano
  • Steven Rickards: counter-tenor